Serbia and Kosovo Tensions Spark International Concern, US
On Friday, the United States and its allies condemned Kosovo for raising tensions with Serbia and claimed that Kosovo's use of force to oust mayors from districts with a majority of ethnic Serbs harmed efforts to normalize tense ties with its neighbor.
Increasing Tensions Between Kosovo and Serbia Spark Worries Of New Violent Conflict
Map of northern Kosovo where it borders SerbiaPhoto byMatrek on Wikimedia Commons. Tensions are continuing to rise in Kosovo as hundreds of ethnic Serbs erected barricades across a road in the northern area of the country that blocked traffic from passing through the two main border crossings with Serbia. This latest incident, which saw vehicles like trucks and machines used for agriculture used as roadblocks, comes on the heels of explosions, shootings, and even an armed attack on a police patrol in the area.